College of Health Professions News Archive

Huntington Scottish Rite Foundation donates more than $40K for families served by Speech and Hearing Center
Since 2002, the Huntington Scottish Rite Foundation has held fundraisers each year aimed at raising over $40,000 for the families served by the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center. Even though the organization’s fundraisers have been canceled in response to COVID-19, the Huntington Scottish Rite Foundation Board met Tuesday, May 12, and voted to provide funding in the amount of $41,900 through endowment support.
Athletic training student awarded scholarship from NATA Research and Education Foundation
Kimberly Hill, a first-year graduate student in the Marshall University Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training (PMSAT) program, has been awarded the William Prentice / MAATA (D3) Scholarship from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation.
Speech and Hearing Center awarded grant from Parkinson Voice Project
The Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center (MUSHC) has been awarded its third grant from the Parkinson Voice Project in recognition of their ongoing SPEAK OUT! ® & LOUD Crowd ® therapy programs. 
Nutrition Education Program provides free virtual resources for families during COVID-19
The Marshall University Nutrition Education Program has launched a weekly video campaign on Facebook aimed at providing free, healthy resources for families with children affected by the pandemic.
WV TIME4K program set to expand
The Marshall University Trauma-Informed Mindfulness Engagement for Kids, or WV TIME4K, has recently expanded to four new schools in Cabell and Wayne counties.
Minority Health Institute receives $25K BRIDGE grant award
Gov. Jim Justice and Director Jill Upson of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) awarded $25,000 to the Marshall University Minority Health Institute to aid in their efforts to improve community health and economic development in Kanawha County, West Virginia. The pilot program, called Building Resources In Diverse Geographic Environments (BRIDGE), is a comprehensive community revitalization effort with a mission of addressing poverty, improving community-wide health, stimulating labor force participation and supporting economic development. The program also aims to combat substance abuse and improve crime rates, as well as neighborhood revitalization.
Huntington’s Kitchen unanimously accepted into prestigious teaching kitchen collaborative
Huntington’s Kitchen, the outreach community food center of Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) and home of Marshall University’s Department of Dietetics, was unanimously accepted into the prestigious Teaching Kitchen Collaborative (TKC). TKC is a dynamic, action-oriented network of thought-leading organizations with existing and/or planned teaching kitchens that are capable of shaping next-generation strategy and collaborative research on best practices for integrative lifestyle transformation. 
Students to focus on heart health this Valentine’s Day
This Valentine’s Day, Marshall University’s Exercise Science department will offer a free Valentine’s Day event – the first annual Sweat-Heart Couples’ Walk. The department is hosting the event to encourage the community to walk together, and offering prizes valued at up to $230.00.
Dr. Jane C. Fotos Scholarship established for students in new DNP program
Mike and Jane Fotos recently established the Dr. Jane C. Fotos Scholarship to support full-time students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program. The student should be in good academic standing with a 3.25 GPA or higher.
Marshall and Glenville State partner to offer professional degree
Marshall University has partnered with Glenville State College to offer students a program of study leading to a Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training (PMSAT) degree. The agreement combines an undergraduate course of study at Glenville State with students later being accepted into the College of Health Professions at Marshall University.